Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Power + Politics

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Corey Strong took the helm of a frayed, embattled Shelby County Democratic Party on August 5, 2017. On Friday, he announced a run for Congress, touting his leadership as a major component for crafting the local party’s turn-around. The former Shelby County Democratic Party chairman has decided to challenge incumbent...
Pamela Moses chose Good Friday to kick off her surprise mayoral run. Despite the unseasonably cold drizzle and dipping temperatures, the afternoon launch event, originally scheduled as an open-air, live music event in Handy Park on Beale Street, the campaign kickoff was held inside Club Handy. Friends and supporters offered an...
Updated: Profiles of all three of the leading candidates for Memphis Mayor are now live online.  Excellent reporting and writing by Erica R. Williams. Click to access the candidate of your choice: County Commissioner Tami Sawyer Mayor Jim Strickland (Incumbent) Dr. Willie W. Herenton recalled the days when he attended...
Meet David Pool and find out where they stand on the issues before the Oct. 3 Memphis municipal elections!
Meet Thurston Smith and find out where they stand on the issues before the Oct. 3 Memphis municipal elections!
Having covered President Donald Trump's campaign rally at the Landers Center on Tuesday, I came away thinking of hockey: It's one thing to watch it on TV, and an entirely different thing to be in the building. Speaking to a capacity, standing-room-only crowd of about 11,000, Trump played his "hits"...
Meet Erika Sugarmon and find out where they stand on the issues before the Oct. 3 Memphis municipal elections!
Early voting for the Oct. 3 Municipal Elections begins Sept. 13, with Sept. 3 the last day to register to get in on the ballot cycle. Last week, The Shelby County Election confirmed the contenders qualified to run. Eleven candidates are vying for mayor, with 53 looking to fill the...
As election season heats up in municipal, county, state and national elections, you need good information to make the best choice at the polls. That’s why we’ve created “Power & Politics” as a home for candidates’ surveys at TSDMemphis.com! Leading our political coverage is veteran journalist John Semien. But you’ll...
Election Day is upon us! Polls open at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 for Memphis Municipal elections -- in which we'll find out who the newest members of the City Council will be, as well as whether incumbent Mayor Jim Strickland will keep his job, or whether he'll be...